Allied Health

Are you interested in helping people? Do you want a career in the medical field?

This program will prepare you to enter a range of medical fields. As a student, you will learn about the structure and function of the human body with hands-on labs and lectures. DVC’s allied health program also prepares you for transfer to a four-year program. This is a great career path to helping others!

This program is in the interest areas:

Career Opportunities

The allied health program will prepare you for work in a variety of occupations and career paths, including:

  • Home Health Aide
  • Community Health Worker

With additional education:

  • Radiologic Technician
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees and Certificates

Change your life with an allied health degree and/or certificate. Our program gives you options to explore.

About degrees and certificates

A certificate readily prepares you to enter a particular field or career. It can also give you new skills for advancement in the workplace.

Associate Degrees:
An associate degree requires a broader education for career options in a range of industries. It's a great step towards earning a bachelor degree at a four-year school or entering the workforce sooner.

Associate Degrees for Transfer:
A transfer degree is equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. Earning one can guarantee admission to California State Universities, some private and online universities, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). ADTs, along with a transfer agreement guarantee (TAG) with the University of California system can help you achieve your goals for less. Learn about transfer services.